Archive for Thursday, August 19, 2010

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District ready to open newest school building
August 19, 2010
The newest school building in Basehor-Linwood USD 458, with a few finishing touches still to be added, will open Monday when classes in the district begin for the 2010-2011 term.
Ramp work expected this weekend at I-70 and I-435
August 19, 2010
Road projects scheduled for this weekend could cause some headaches for drivers at one of the busiest interstate highway interchanges in Wyandotte County.
FAA approves grant for site study of new Leavenworth County airport
August 19, 2010
Commissioner reconfirm vow to spend no more money on possible airport without county voter approval
Ring master: Youth displays control during fair competition
August 19, 2010
Taylor Leach was in a carefree mood Thursday evening as she helped prepare the dairy heifers she and her sisters would be taking into the show ring at the Leavenworth County Fair.
Dirt road memories
August 19, 2010
How things have changed. We are so spoiled with good highways and well built cars and tires.
K-7/I-70 to be focus of meeting
August 19, 2010
The Kansas Department of Transportation is staging a public open house to discuss the status of a proposed new interchange at Kansas Highway 7 and Interstate 70 in Bonner Springs.
KDOT approves larger stop sign at CR1/K-32
August 19, 2010
Leavenworth County got an encouraging response from one state agency but is still waiting on word from another.
Lost family member evokes ‘Little Boy Blue’
August 19, 2010
This is about family; a somewhat circuitous tale.
Police to take part in crackdown on drunk driving
August 19, 2010
The problem of impaired-driving is a serious one. The Basehor Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies throughout the country in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving starting Aug. 20 through Sept. 6, known by its tagline, Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.
Neighbors: Autumn Rogoza
August 19, 2010
Autumn Rogoza is a cashier at the Bonner Springs Thriftway
Man 0, Papa Bob’s 1 in national TV challenge
August 19, 2010
Customers and supporters crowded into Papa Bob’s BBQ restaurant to watch the premiere of the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” episode featuring the Bonner Springs restaurant.
Basehor resident opens taekwondo studio in Bonner Springs
August 19, 2010
Taekwondo is more than just an area of self-defense.
Letter to the editor: Memories live on for family through loved-one’s friends
August 19, 2010
A very special person, Edna Kloepper, has touched many of your lives through a variety of ways.
Home sweet home for BLHS baseball
New sod, bleachers and scoreboard among highlights at on-campus field
August 19, 2010
Basehor-Linwood High School continued its baseball field renovations this summer, and coach David Svoboda said he believes the school might have one of the best fields in the Kaw Valley League.
Wristen: Braves ready to deliver breakout year
August 19, 2010
Last fall launched the year of the Bobcat as Basehor-Linwood High School’s sports teams delivered one of the best all-around sports years in school history.
Tied to formal wear
August 19, 2010
While few would agree with me, I must admit that I do miss wearing a dress shirt and tie
Meet the Bobcats scheduled for Aug. 26
August 19, 2010
The annual Meet the Bobcats event will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at Basehor-Linwood High School.
Nigh, Sieber-Bradley win WyCo Open
August 19, 2010
Reece Nigh turned in the best round of his Wyandotte County Open career at the most opportune time on Sunday, Aug. 8. He offset two bogeys with a pair of birdies and posted a par-72 to claim a four-stroke victory in the 34th annual event at Sunflower Hills Golf Course.
Teacher proposes foreign travel
August 19, 2010
A local teacher is trying to gauge interest in educational trips to Europe.
Response at California gig energizes local band
August 19, 2010
As the last chord of the last song was played, David Pilgrim looked out into the screaming crowd and said, “That’s the best sound I’ve heard all night.”
County OKs 2011 budget
August 19, 2010
The Leavenworth County Commission this week approved a $45.4 million county budget for 2011 with comment limited to commissioners’ satisfaction about trimming $3 million from 2010 spending levels.
Basehor, Tonganoxie leaders object to county’s transportation priorities
August 19, 2010
Despite an effort to get all Leavenworth County government entities on the same page, the cities of Tonganoxie and Basehor have their own ideas of what should be in the state’s 10-year, $8.2 billion transportation plan.
Remember When
August 19, 2010
A look back at this date in history in Bonner Springs, Basehor, Linwood, Edwardsville and the Kaw Valley.